Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 just got even more exciting!
According to Entertainment Tonight, “Post Malone will be headlining the annual event in New York City’s Times Square on Dec. 31, with BTS and Sam Hunt also hitting the stage.” In addition to Post Malone performing, Alanis Morissette (for the first time on TV) will be joining the cast of Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill for a special performance.
“We are so lucky to have Post Malone performing for the world right before the iconic ball drop,” said Mark Bracco, the executive producer and executive vice president of programming and development for Dick Clark Productions. “Add to that superstars like BTS, Sam Hunt and Alanis Morissette and it promises to be a memorable New Year’s Eve in Times Square.”
Last week, it was also revealed that Usher and Sheryl Crow would be performing in the New Orleans NYE event, with Pose star Billy Porter hosting.
However, there’s more news! The performers who are set to take the stage during the live annual telecast’s West Coast new year celebration include Megan Thee Stallion, Dan + Shay, and Paula Abdul. Other performers for the Hollywood celebration will include Kelsea Ballerini, Anthony Ramos, Green Day, Blanco Brown, Dua Lipa, Ava Max, Salt-N-Pepa, and SHAED.
As for Los Angeles’ telecast, Ciara, who is also overseeing the event, will also perform.
As for the East Coast, Lucy Hale, who has served as host in New Orleans previously, will join host Ryan Seacrest in Times Square this year.
“Hosting New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest has become something I look forward to every year and now my friend Lucy Hale and Billy Porter have joined the family, so the party just leveled up!” Ciara repeated Seacrest’s excitement in her statement. “I am going to be performing my new song ‘Melanin,’ so I hope all my melanin kings and queens tune in to rock out with me and the amazing line-up of performers this year.”
This year’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve will mark the 48th anniversary of the telecast and will include more than five hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s festivities from around the globe.
The show will begin on December 31 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.